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Early Childhood & Elementary

 
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Babies

Babies

Toddlers

Toddlers

Pre-K/Kindergarten

Pre-K/Kindergarten

Our Early Childhood Ministry at College Heights includes Baby City (0-1), Toddler Town (2-3), and Preschool 4's-Kindergarten. We find it a great joy to help young children grow in their knowledge of and love for Jesus! We offer biblically sound lessons, age-appropriate activities, and a safe, engaging environment for children on Sundays at 9:15 AM and 11:00 AM. Wednesday programming is offered at 6:30 PM during the school year.

Our babies are taught from the Bible each week using the “Palma Smiley” curriculum. We teach even our littlest ones to value God’s Word! For our toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarten and elementary students, we use “The Gospel Project for Kids” curriculum. Additionally, we offer family resources and encourage families to deepen their faith together!


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ELEMENTARY

(GRADES 1-5)

We want kids to LOVE coming to church, CONNECT with friends and leaders, LEARN the Gospel of Jesus through a comprehensive study of God’s Word, and DISCOVER how to be a disciple of Jesus every day! We utilize curriculum and family resources through “The Gospel Project for Kids”, and we encourage families to deepen their faith together!


SUNDAY

We want our kids to develop a solid Christian foundation by knowing God’s love, God’s Word, God’s people and God’s plan. We connect to each week’s Bible story through fun games and crafts, we worship through singing together, we set aside time for a Mission and Prayer Focus, we hear a Bible story presented in creative and engaging methods, and we learn how to open the Bible and engage in God’s Word in a small group setting.

 

FAMILY SUNDAY

On the fourth Sunday of every month we have Family Sunday. During the 9:15 AM service, children in grades 1–5 attend Sunday morning children’s programming as usual. After the service, parents pick up their children in grades 1–5 to be together at 11:00 AM in the Worship Center. 


WEDNESDAY (during the school year; 6:30-8:00 PM)

Grades 1-5

On Wednesday nights, we play super fun games, work on memorizing God’s Word in engaging ways, and learn how to tell and retell the Gospel of Jesus Christ using the Discovery Bible Study method (DBS). Our kids are learning skills that will help them reach the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ!


STAFF

Our Children's Team is here to serve both families and volunteers!  If you have questions about our ministry or are looking for opportunities to serve, please contact any of our staff members.

 

Ann Wolfe   Children's Minister   awolfe@chjoplin.org    (417) 624-6915 x130

Ann Wolfe

Children's Minister

awolfe@chjoplin.org

(417) 624-6915 x130

Renee Hazlewood   Early Childhood Associate Minister  (babies/toddlers/pre-k/k)   rhazlewood@chjoplin.org   417.621.6915 x136

Renee Hazlewood

Early Childhood Associate Minister

(babies/toddlers/pre-k/k)

rhazlewood@chjoplin.org

417.621.6915 x136

Lois Pickering   Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator  (babies)   lpickering@chjoplin.org   417.624.6915 x131

Lois Pickering

Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator

(babies)

lpickering@chjoplin.org

417.624.6915 x131

Kasey Longing   Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator  (preschool/kindergarten)   klonging@chjoplin.org    417.624.6915 x135

Kasey Longing

Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator

(preschool/kindergarten)

klonging@chjoplin.org

417.624.6915 x135

Tosha Funderburgh   Elementary Associate Minister     tfunderburgh@chjoplin.org   417.624.6915 x151

Tosha Funderburgh

Elementary Associate Minister

tfunderburgh@chjoplin.org

417.624.6915 x151

Becca White   Administrative Assistant   bwhite@chjoplin.org   417.624.6915 x151

Becca White

Administrative Assistant

bwhite@chjoplin.org

417.624.6915 x151